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Little Compton's 'Meehan Triangle' to be a model for nature-based land stewardship

The tiny sliver of land tucked between Old Main and West Main roads, near Taylor's Lane, is easy to miss — it's just two and a half acres. But botany lovers in Little Compton and Tiverton …
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Helen H. Waite, 94, Tiverton Helen H. (Hastie) Waite, 94, of Tiverton, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at The Dawn Hill Home for Rehab and Healthcare. She was the wife of the late Arnold W. Waite, with whom she shared 72 …
Alice Wilkie, 54, Little Compton Alice (Costa) Wilkie, 54, of Little Compton, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Rhode Island Hospital, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was the wife of the late Michael J. …
John Paul Farnworth, 87, Tiverton John Paul Farnworth, 87, of Tiverton, passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. He was the husband of Judith “Judie” (Hipson) Farnworth. They shared 63 years of marriage.  Prior to his …

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